Post-mortem report of man who died from alleged Lahore police brutality confirms torture marks – Pakistan

A post-mortem report by Amir Masih, a gardener who died after being illegally detained in an alleged police torture cell in Lahore, showed that there were signs of torture in various parts of his body, emerged Sunday.

Previously, six police officers, including a sub-inspector, were nominated in a criminal case for the alleged torture of Amir.

According to the post mortem report, marks of torture were observed on Amir's hands, feet, back and arms. His ribs were also broken.

According to a first information report (FIR) presented on the complaint of the victim's brother, Amir, who worked as a gardener in the P.F. from Lahore. Cologne – was summoned at the North Cantt police station by Deputy Inspector Zeeshan on August 28. Then he was taken to an unknown place, where he was subjected to torture.

According to the victim's brother, Amir had been called by Zeeshan in collusion with a civilian, Rana Mohammad Hanif, who was also nominated in the FIR.

Meanwhile, Amir's family approached the police station after they were told that Zeeshan had called the deceased, but that he could not meet the sub-inspector. On September 2, Zeeshan and two unidentified officers handed Amir, who was seriously injured, to his family. He was taken to the Hospital of Services, where he died, said the FIR.

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The police inspector general (IGP), Punjab Arif Nawaz Khan, had also noticed the incident and ordered that a case be filed against SI Zeeshan, the investigating officer Nasir Baig and four other officers and requested that a detailed report be submitted. within a day

This is the third case of this type that came to light during the same week. On September 1, Salahuddin Ayubi, a man with a mental disability, had died in police custody in Rahim Yar Khan. On the same day, a middle-aged man had died in Lahore after allegedly tortured by the Gujjarpura police in an illegal torture cell that was unearthed last month.



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